We are Dragonfly and Fox Class
Welcome to the Year 1 class page.
We have two classes in Year 1, Dragonfly and Fox class. Mrs Hetherington is class teacher in Dragonfly class, and Miss Canty is class teacher in Fox class. We are supported by Mrs Baker and Mrs Pester. On Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, Mrs Pester (HLTA) teaches Dragonfly class in the afternoons. On a Thursday, Mrs Parsons (HLTA) teaches Fox class in the afternoons.
Please note, Fox PE days are:
Monday & Wednesday
Dragonfly PE days are:
Monday & Friday
You can come to school wearing your PE kit on these days.
We use Bug Club as our individual online reading books Click here to access the web site, your child's login details have be sent to you via Class Dojo messages.
Communication with Parents and Carers
We follow Read, Write, Inc. for our phonics learning. We have learned all the phonemes and graphemes and are now re-capping them so that we are secure in applying them to our reading and writing.
Please follow these links to find out more about how to support Phonics and reading at home:
By the end of Year 1, children are expected to be able to read and write a set of Common Exception words. These are words that do not follow regular spelling patterns and are not phonetically decodable. The image below is the list of these words.
At our school, our handwriting is taught in cursive. In Year 1, we learn our 'lead-in' lines so we are ready to join our writing in Year 2. Please follow the link below to LetterJoin website and use the login provided on Dojo:
As a school we follow the White Rose Maths scheme of learning and we have a focus on teaching for Mastery.
Please follow these links for more information and ideas about how to support Maths at home:
For more information about our learning for this term, please find attached our Curriculum Overview below.